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Ebola returns to Sierra Leone capital from the sea

In Sierra Leone, the hardest hit of the countries, the decline in Ebola cases levelled off in late January, and the country has reported 60 to 80 new cases weekly since then.

Freetown, Sierra Leone

IT seemed as if the Ebola crisis was abating.

New cases were plummeting. The president lifted travel restrictions, and schools were to reopen. A local politician announced on the radio that two 21-day incubation cycles had passed with no new infections in his